Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- United States -- History -- 19th century
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Item — Box 1: Series 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents Pickering details how the family is no longer able to care for William. He has decided to send William to Rush's hospital in Philadelphia, where he will not be able to escape and might recover. He adds that another son, George, is potentially manifesting the same symptoms as William.
Dates: 1807 July 5